Google has decided to suspend Project Ara, which is their initiative to create a modular smartphone that would use interchangeable 3D printed components. The Israeli electronic 3D printing company Nano Dimension is set to open a new ink production facility in Ness Ziona, within the same building that they’re headquartered. The orthopedic device company Additive Orthopedics recently received FDA clearance for their 3D printed osteotomy wedge system, which is used to address bone fractures or osteotomies in the foot and ankle. The North Carolina-based on-demand manufacturing platform Xometry has appointed Tom Kurke as their new Chief Strategy Officer, a newly created role that will focus on driving their nationwide partner network. The France-based 3D printing service bureau Sculpteo has officially launched their new laser cutting and engraving technology, effectively expanding their manufacturing capabilities. The content platform Box has introduced new developer tools to help innovate the next generation of applications. Lastly, at this year’s National Day festivities in China, 3D printing will be used to create the decorations that will line both Tian'anmen Square and Beijing's Chang'an Avenue. Read more at